“The travel route between the UAE and Russia has for a long time been popular and we’re looking forward to increasing traffic between the two countries,” said Kees Van Schaick, Managing Director of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi. Image Credit: Supplied

Dubai: Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will add its first Russian destination, Moscow, to its route network.

“The UAE has long been a popular travel destination for those in Russia, and vice versa,” said Wizz Air in a statement.

The flight to Moscow will operate daily services, four times a week starting in December on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, ramping up to seven times a week in February. Fares are starting from Dh219.

The Moscow route brings Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to a total of 33 announced flight destinations, since it launched operations in January 2021.

“Today’s announcement underlines our commitment to bringing a growing number of low-fare opportunities for Russian travellers, and importantly, Wizz Air’s long-term strategic interest in the Russian market,” said József Váradi, Group CEO of Wizz Air.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi is currently flying to destinations including:

Alexandria (Egypt), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Athens (Greece), Baku (Azerbaijan), Bahrain, Belgrade (Serbia), Kutaisi (Georgia), Kyiv (Ukraine), Muscat (Oman), Odesa (Ukraine), Sarajevo (Bosnia), Sohag (Egypt), Tel-Aviv (Israel), Tirana (Albania) and Yerevan (Armenia).